Trains and peak services cancelled on Metro network as industrial action limits driver availability

Metro passengers are being warned about disruptions to services as industrial action continues across the network.

Wednesday, 11th December 2019, 7:36 am
Updated Wednesday, 11th December 2019, 7:50 am
Metro cancels three trains and four peak services as strike action limits driver availability

Nexus, which operates the Tyne and Wear Metro, confirmed that trains and peak services were cancelled on Wednesday, December 11 due to industrial action by the RMT union, which has affected driver availability.

Customers have been warned that trains will be busy – and that those wishing to travel should leave additional time for their journey, or consider taking the Metro outside of peak hours.

The RMT industrial action began on Sunday, December 1.

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As of 7.45am on Wednesday, the following Metro services are affected:

Cancelled trains

Train 105:45 Regent Centre – Airport06:04 Airport – South Hylton07:13 South Hylton – Pelaw

Train 205:11 Regent Centre – South Shields05:54 South Shields – Longbenton

Train 305.31 Benton - South Shields06.18 South Shields - South Gosforth

Cancelled peak services

Peak 106:42 Longbenton - Monkseaton07:05 Monkseaton - Pelaw07:56 Pelaw - Monkseaton08:41 Monkseaton - Pelaw09:26 Pelaw - South Gosforth

Peak 206:55 Longbenton - Monkseaton07:17 Monkseaton - Pelaw08:09 Pelaw - Monkseaton08:53 Monkseaton - Pelaw09:38 Pelaw - South Gosforth

Peak 307:13 Regent Centre - Pelaw07:44 Pelaw - Monkseaton08:29 Monkseaton - Pelaw09:14 Pelaw - South Gosforth

Peak 407:07 Longbenton - Monkseaton07:29 Monkseaton - Pelaw08:20 Pelaw – Monkseaton

Peak 507:04 South Gosforth - Pelaw07:32 Pelaw - Monkseaton08:17 Monkseaton - Pelaw09:08 Pelaw – Monkseaton

Peak 607:31 Longbenton - Monkseaton07:53 Monkseaton - Pelaw08:44 Pelaw - Monkseaton